Skip to comments.What if Cheney had been a Democrat?
Posted on 02/16/2006 9:29:08 AM PST by rockbobster
It was unfortunate that Dick Cheney had to go and shoot a lawyer. Really. He gets a lot of criticism for waiting several hours to tell the public about it. I wonder how it would be if he were a Democrat, would he have spoken up any quicker?
This items looks at that possibility.
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Quite a contrast - of course, if the hypothetical timeline continued, "President" Cheney gets impeached nut not convicted, so I'm not sure which is better (although the phrase "President Cheney in 2008" sure has a nice ring to it ; )
If Cheney were Clinton, lots of talking heads would be saying that "This is his personal life and an accident, lets move on."
If VP Cheney had been a democrat the only thing he would shoot off is his mouth.
Nope, if at all, and he would've been praised for being so concerned about not divulging any medical information regarding the shooting victim since privacy is such a grave concern these days......
If VP Gore had ever shot someone, we all would have jumped over that stupid idiot. You know that's true.
With Cheney, my impulse is to say that it's minor. Accidents happen. Let's move on. I feel embarassed that I feel that way.
I think Cheney notified the police, the White House, and the local press with due diligence.
I also feel that being slow to talk to a big name in the media was a politically foolish mistake. It just could have been handled better.
If Cheney had been a Democrat, Nixon probably wouldn't have hired him. End of story.
Why doesn't this guy just go ask Ted "Hold my glass and watch this" Kennedy?
Why is Kerry's finger on the trigger if the shotgun is not shouldered and on target? Lawyers better stay away from him too.
If Cheney were a RAT, the DUnces over at the DUmp would be praising him to the hilt for following the PETA philosophy and "deliberately" missing the quail to shoot a "Repuke" corporation lawyer.
We should caption that pic.
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